Imagine the Robin Williams character from the movie “Dead Poets Society” teaching Objective C instead
The idea is that true digital arts education needs to be collaborative—something that commercial technology spaces idolize above all else
[The Tech Zine Fair hosted at SFPC] as a means to actualize an emerging community of artists, educators, and activists, all interested in visualizing a better future through technology and DIY projects.
This is a school for the creative writing of code
Among the final student projects: a self-destructing robot, an aura-reading mirror, and a black metal font generator.
Hopefully what we make at School for poetic computation is for people, not computers.
it’s their sense of whimsy that resonates
a year in, the School for Poetic Computation has already spawned an array of impressive work
Zach Lieberman spoke of founding the School for Poetic Computation
they're all involved in questioning how we can make code more poetry and less programming
the founders say they hope to one day make the school free of fees
there is extraordinary effort going on to combine science and arts, bringing tactile, sensorial, physical creativity to the typically cerebral, logical, calculating careers
There's an amazing elegance in computer code, if you look at it the right way. So why not teach it like that?
“I totally agree with what Zachary Lieberman is doing at the School for Poetic Computation — showing the weaknesses of machines (and using computers) not just for entertainment"
Cybernetic Forests, How is technology changing the way we see?